Max Verstappen not interested in ‘media hype’ over crash

Max Verstappen has no interest in getting involved in the “media hype” regarding his Silverstone crash with Lewis Hamilton. The biggest talking point in the world of Formula 1 since the last race has been the incident between the two title contenders at the British Grand Prix that saw the Dutchman crash out. In the aftermath of the crash, he […]

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'Mercedes plan to give Nyck de Vries a Williams seat' | Planet F1

According to reports in Italy, Mercedes want to give the Williams seat George Russell is set to vacate to their Formula E driver Nyck de Vries. It looks increasingly likely Mercedes junior Russell will replace Valtteri Bottas at the German team for 2022 and beyond, leaving Williams in need of a driver. There has been talk that Bottas will return to […]

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Mark Webber wants F1 to leave Verstappen and Hamilton to it

The rivalry between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton is heating up, and Mark Webber hopes the sport let it continue to do so. Things boiled over between the two title contenders at the British Grand Prix when they made contact at Copse on the opening lap, causing the Dutchman to heavily crash out. Hamilton went on to win, and Verstappen […]

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Jimmie Johnson Aiming for Indianapolis 500 Debut

There is an increasingly likely scenario that could see Jimmie Johnson in an arm-wrestling contest with Tony Kanaan to determine who gets the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 48 in the 106th Indianapolis 500 next May. “Maybe I could use two arms to try to beat him,” Johnson conceded. This is only a looming problem because the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series […]

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Michael Masi praises open-minded sprint qualifying approach

FIA race director Michael Masi feels the debut of sprint qualifying at the British Grand Prix was a success. The much-debated new format was put into action for the first time at Silverstone, seeing traditional qualifying moved forward to Friday to allow for a 17-lap sprint on Saturday to set the grid for the British Grand Prix. Ultimately, the trial […]

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Alfa Romeo must 'control' George Russell's points haul | Planet F1

In the battle to avoid propping up the Constructors’ Championship, Alfa Romeo have made keeping George Russell on zero points their target. Alfa Romeo, along with Williams and Haas, have been cut adrift at the bottom end of the standings, although Alfa hold P8 thanks to a point each from Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi. Williams and Haas, meanwhile, have […]

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